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Re: Alternatives to LEC Voicemail

Tony P. (
Sun, 18 Sep 2005 11:20:07 -0400

In article <>,

> In article <>,
> <> wrote:

>> My LEC has hiked their rates again for voicemail, bringing the total
>> to $10.50/mo. + tax. I'm fed up with paying 50% more for this service
>> than I did a few years ago. So I want to investigate alternatives.

> Why not a $10-20 answering machine? Many have remote accessing. The
> only thing it can't do is answer if you are on the phone, but thats
> what call waiting is for.

> Rich Greenberg Marietta, GA, USA richgr atsign + 1 770 321 6507
> Eastern time. N6LRT I speak for myself & my dogs only. VM'er since CP-67
> Canines:Val, Red & Shasta (RIP),Red, husky Owner:Chinook-L
> Atlanta Siberian Husky Rescue. Asst Owner:Sibernet-L

There is one thing that voice mail can do that answering machines
can't. They can take a message while you're on a call.

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